History

Quiz: Which hipster heritage neighbourhood are you?

Dempsey Hill, Tiong Bahru, Katong or Tanjong Pagar.

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Soviet military mapped S'pore in extremely great detail during Cold War

The Russians probably knew more about Singapore than Singaporeans did.

October 16, 2017

Francis Seow of the Workers' Party almost beat the PAP in the battle for Eunos

Solicitor-General, Law Society President, ISD detainee, and Workers' Party candidate for the 1988 GE

October 15, 2017

Workers' Party has scored several firsts for an opposition party in S'pore

First World Parliament.

October 14, 2017

An American diplomat once tried to influence the 1988 Singapore General Election

Before Huang Jing, there was Hank Hendrickson.

October 13, 2017

S'porean women put themselves up as mail order foreign brides as recent as 1989

They were looking for partners from Australia, United States and Europe.

October 13, 2017

MPH has stood for different names in the past, but they still sell books

More than 100 years in the local book business.

October 12, 2017

S'poreans are one of the fastest dumb phone texters in the world

Smart Nation.

October 11, 2017

Your HDB flat bomb shelter is to protect you from blast fragments

It's not how you imagined -- like a standing column 15 storeys high.

October 10, 2017

Tampines looked like this in the 1980s

Tampines was really spelt as 'Tampenis' last time.

October 10, 2017

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